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My 10 month old has had a runny nose for the past 3 days, excessive drooling, slight fevers in the middle of the night, which I know are all signs of teething. But what concerns is the past two nights he keeps waking in a blood curdling scream, kicking his legs like he is in extreme pain. The only thing that has seemed to calm him down is a little dose of infant advil. Just wondering you mom's think it could be a sore throat or bug or just teething.

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Asked by michaelsmom30 at 9:58 AM on Jun. 7, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • teething. he probably is in extreme pain. I just went through my 9 month old teething his top front two at the same time. he'd do the same thing. since they've broken through the gums he hasn't done it. :)

    Answer by BeachyBabe at 10:02 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • just teething try the baby teething gel

    Answer by KimmieKat0709 at 10:14 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Thank you both I appreciate your advice!

    Comment by michaelsmom30 (original poster) at 10:17 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Those are also signs of an ear infection. Keep an eye out for ear pulling.

    Answer by mama_l at 10:23 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Yes definitely watch for the ear pulling, when babies have runny noses they are by nature "nose breathers" so it doesn't take long for an ear infection to start.

    Answer by Genice6 at 10:27 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Teething, have you tried the teething tablets? I love them

    Answer by SkylaReneeMom at 11:03 AM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • those teething tablets and homeopathic teething drops are supposed to be really good

    Answer by elizabiza at 1:04 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

  • Thanks for all the input. What are teething tablets? I never heard of them.

    Comment by michaelsmom30 (original poster) at 2:05 PM on Jun. 7, 2011

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